About CBF

For more than 50 years, we have fought vigilantly for healthy rivers, clean streams, and a saved Chesapeake Bay. Explore our mission, history, and more below.

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    Our Mission

    Why we do what we do. Our mission and vision for a Saved Bay.

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    CBF's six local offices lead our efforts to Save the Bay.

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    Education Programs

    Our educational field experiences for both students and adults.

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    Financials & Accountability

    How we effectively and efficiently support our programs financially.

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    Corporate Partnerships

    Learn how corporations are partnering with CBF. Yours can, too!

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    Our History

    Where we came from, the progress we've made, and where we are going.

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    10 Things You Didn't Know About CBF

    Learn surprising facts about the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, an organization dedicated to...

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    Executive Staff

    Meet our dedicated team of executive staff members.

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    Board of Trustees

    Our governance and leadership.

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    Jobs & Internships

    Why work at CBF and our current opportunities.

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    Bids & Proposals

    What you need to know about CBF's competitive bidding process.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Everything you ever wanted to know about CBF.

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    Contact Us

    Questions or comments? Call or send us an e-mail!

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Support the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

Donate Today


Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.